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came o o a battle ship. it took him three days to get here. it only took me three hours. >>reporterhistory in the sky. for the first time in 88 years an american president arrives in cuba. this afternoon air force one touching down at the airport as president obama begins his journey in cuba. the president arrived to cloudy conditions and pouring rain, walking off the plane holding an umbrella for himself and the first lady michelle, joined also by his daughters and his monl. they were greeted by the top foreign minster and other dignitaries and given flowers. the president bringing along a delegation that. the president shaking hands before getting in to his limo, that h been called "the beast." the president and his motorkad left
planning go to t u.s. embassy to talk with staff members and there wass crowd of supporters iting to meet him. >> >> i'm'm glad you had a chance to bring your families here. i i always like taking pictures with kids. that's the future we hope for. young american children, young cuban childrenn by the time they're adults our hope is they think it's natural that a u.s. president should be visiti cuba. >>reporter: the president talked with embassy workers at the hotel. the president not letting the rain put a damper on his tour. you can see the president and his daughters take a walk through a favorite tourist destination. crowds cheered for president obama. the reaction of vast difference
the two nations. the president waving several times before making his way in to the white stoned cathedral, where he met with the cardinal. after touring the museum and cathedral, local ten watching the president on the move. the first family had dinner before heading to the chief of missions residence for the night. >> we've got a lot of crowd americans here, but also a lot of proud cubans. >> (cheering). reporter: it is a family-operated business here. it is a growing part of cuba's private sector. it appears even dinner is sending a message -- from the president during his two days on the island. there was a major story happening today, even before the president arrived. my colague was on top of the story. it is members of the "ladies in white" they were arrested in front of a church.
the leader. >> that's right. i just spoke to -- she saishe is comfortably resting at home, was release at around 9:00 this evening. i asked her about one of the men arrested. he is also out of jail and has an injured finger, but are all okay. it all started with a peaceful march that turned ugly really quickly. >>reporter: hours before president obama arrives in cuba, women are dragged and others screaming at each other in what som argue was all carefully orchestrated. >> (chanting) >>reporter: supporters out of nowhere show up. she said these people are paidd by the imperialist government, meaning
>> antiof castro protesters get rowdy in the neighborhood. it didn't start this way. this is what they do every sunday, a peacef march by "ladies in white" and others after attending mass at the catholic church on palm sunday. the leader sent a message to the world that there are women who fight for liberty. we asked president obama. -- they free litical prisoners. >> (s(saking another language" >>reporter: he said it's b bn 45 violent sundays. one thing is clear, though. both will be
president's speech, which is on tuesday morning. >> tuesday morning. let's talk about tomorrow. the president's day begins with a wreath-laying ceremonyyt the memorial outside. that begins after 10:00 and his day will end with a steak dinner at the revolutionary palace. we have you covered every step of the way. it will be about an 11-hour day. on tuesday he has that big speech you talked about, a meeting and then, of course, the basasall game. the tampa bay rays against the cuban national baseball team. they're tieie 1-1 in terms of victories. w wll see you tomorrow morning. >> i have one question for you. we believe he was invited with the president to meet with him. thererwas talk she may not attend. i know you had the opportunity to speak with her. what did she tell you?
really saying what shehe going to do. we know she -- both likely have been folks who have been invited by the white house to visit with the president. she hasn't said. i don't think she's made up her mind yet. it will be interesting not only to see what she decides, but to see whether they're allowed to leave their homes. typically they're arrested before they get to these events. >> we have a preliminary list of those meeting with the president. we expect another list to come out confirming who they are perhaps after the meeting, if not right before the meeting. >> nothing is official until it happens tomorrow. we have you both there. the community is visibly unhappy with the president's presence. several turned out with signs and voiced their disagreement. we
of cuban-americans open to change >> it's time to stop this. it's over and done with. let's reunite. open the embargo. lift the embargo. that's it. >> >> protesters will be back again tomorrow for a larger demonstration and more are planned for the rest of the president's trip to havana. a develing story. a boater has disappeared and t t coast guard is trying to find him. local ten news reporter is live with this story. >>reporter: we are learning the name of the missing man. his name is paul flowers. he is 31 years old. he is from new york city. it's unclear if he was visiting or what he was doing on the water. it appears that he was with a group of friends. you can see fwc and several other agencies still here on
the right a little, that is one of theboats involved in this incident. a group of 16 friends set out for fun on the water this afternoon, renting these two boats. things took a turn for the unthinkable when one of the boats got stuck. >> the the people on the vessels were inexperienced, so they panicked and decided to start pulling anchor. the other vessel was stuck and couldn't move. >>reporter: that's when two men jumped in the water to help dislodge the other boat, only to find themselves in disstress. >> the wind started getting worse and the current got worse. at that time, one of the vessels returned and through a rope that was able to get one of the persons back on the vessel. >> the other never made it. >>reporter: they couldn't see him anymore and they lost him. >>reporter: the coast guard and several other agencies assisting in tonight's search for the missing man.
and out on the water searching for this man. they e eect this search to last well through the night, maybe in to the morning. we know he does know how to swim, but did not have any type of life jacket on. local ten news. >> thank you. also tonight, a house party turns tragic. police say 400 people were packed in to a home when gunfire broke out. one person died. local ten news reporter is working this story in ft. lauderdale with the latest. >>reporter: first an update on the four people brought here to broward health. we're working to get theirir identities, as well as an update on their condition. meanwhile, we're learning more about the 28-year old man who lost hisis life during this shooting. we're told by two of the people who knew him best that he was a musician and a father and the last person you would ever expect to die this way.
musician first and foremost. he was about uch uplifting everyone around him. >>reporter: the 28-year old aspiring hip-hop artist was shot and killed. >> excuse my voice. i'm a little choked up. that was my good homey, man. >>reporter: police say it happened here in plantation. online flyers went out, attracting hundreds to the house. police first arrived at 11:30 p.m. as a result of a noise complaint and were still outside when shots were fireed inside the house. cell phone video shows a girl walking out covered in someone else's blood. in the end, five people were hit by bullets. three females and one male were rushed to the hospital. he died at the scene. he leaves behind a one-year old son.
good guy. he was a father. >>reporter: it seems some of the partiers were teenagers. >> i was in the bed and they said there w a shooting at the party. >>reporter: hour cameras caught parents coming by to pick up vehicles left behind. he said his daughters would be okay sadly, these friends can'tay the same and have a message tonight for whoever took his life. >> be a man. are you a man? stand up for wt you did was an accident. unless you did it on purpose t`en you know you got karma coming to you. >>reporter: we did reach out to the homeowner and have not heard back. the person who pulled the trigger and killed him is still on the run. if you have any information about who did this -- who put these four people in the hospital and who took the life of a 28-year old man, you're urged to give police a call. live in ft. lauderdale, local ten news.
mourning the loss of one of its students who died after a night at the music festival. an official cause of death hasn't been released. it appears the 21-year old died of mplications from a seizure. he was theren friday night when staffers noticed he was in need of medical attention. >> whenever anye dies everyone has amazing things to say about him. you can't overstate the positive pact he had on so many people. his positive personality did enhance everyone's life. >>reporter: studentsslan to hold a vigil later this week. his funeral is set for t tsday in virginia. 18 cuban migrants are recovering after being rescued off the coast of florida. a royal caribbean cruiseship found theoat and is taking them to its next stop in mexico. nine other migrants did not survive. they were
being at sea for 22 days. a man sped awaway on the road to record them with agopro. he was on his bicycle going 72 miles an hour in a 45 and illegally passing several cars. the sheriff said he sped off when he tried to pull him over, but he was eventually stopped. a scary sight at a school. this video just released over the weekend. wait until you hear how big this gator is. trouble on the trump campaign. the campaign manager under fire for allegedly getting physical with a protester. the weekend is over and it was a hot one. big changes coming tomorrow that. upupdate
jazz in the gardensns coming to a close. it wrapped up its 11th year with big names and big crowds. the festival capped off itsts run with a final act by usher. >> >> (unintelligible). so many local talent. if you you missed the music and the dancing, there's always next year. the music was fun and people were having a good time, but you know they were hot and sweaty, weren't they? >> that's been the theme. t t winter music conference continues in to next week. it's been whatever kind of music you like. >> they're going to get a little of everything. >> you know how spring started today? get ready to enjoy
we've got changes coming. right now it's 73 degrees. why that significant? tomorrow's high will be right around 70. we're going to see the temperatures drop overnight and struggle to climb tomorrow afternoon. we're waiting for a frontal system to pass through florida. we've got showers -- a few showers south of lake -- heavy rain moving along the overseas highway. a couple of showers left in broward county out west. we're not quite done yet. you can see showers continuing to stream through. there's moree back off in to the southeastern parts of the gulf. today we watched the president land in havana. the storms came through and lasted for a bit. it is beginning to dry out on the northern shower of cuba. today we made it up to 86. our normal is 81. it's
back in to the 80s across town. 74, marathon. winds will shift more out of the northwest. we could see clouds around sunrise. as it does so, the temperatures are goingng to struggle to climb. here's the front. as it passes through in the early hours tomorrow, there's that northwestind between 25 and 25 miles an hour. not only is it going to be cooler temperature wise, but the breeze will make it full nice. this area of high pressure over the southeast continues to move off in our direction. the storm system pulls north of bermuda. that's going to bring the clear skies across the panhandle right in our direction. snow here up around new england from new york to vermont and new hampshire. a little snow there along the tennessee border. tomorrow at the beach not quite as hot. northwest wind 20 to
out with the winds picking up, small-craft vez ree. coastline more 6 to 10. here's what it looks like. 56 on tuesday. look at the big changes. in the upper 80s by next weekend. >> we might get to wear sweaters again. >> all right. > still ahead, a gator invader at a schoho. cameras were rolling when the huge reptile had to be removed. wait until you hear how big that guy is. we've still got closures in place throughout the morning. northbound lanes reduced to two lanes and our southbound lanes rerouted to southeast 1st street. these closures in place between northeast 4th
the largest male python ever documented in southern florida has been captured. more than 40 have been rounded up. this latest snake was 16-feet long, weighing 140 pounds. some of the captured pythons are being used to teach people about the species. they're being tagged with radio trackers. they're being called "snitch snakes" because they can lead researchers to where others are living. this one popped up thursday. staff and students were amazed to see such a large alligator roaming around on
reptile in one spot until a trapper could come take it. trouble in the trump campaign. the gop frontrunner's top staffer facing criticism over a physical altercation with a protester. the donald is coming to his defense. >> the police were a little lax and he had signs they had signs up that were horrendous that i cafnot say what they said on the sign. when signs are lifted with tremendous profanity on them, the worst profanity and you have television cameras all over the place and people see these signs, i think those people hava some blame. >> the incident was capturedt a rally. it appears to show his campaign manager grabbing a prprester's collar as security escorts them out. this isn't the first time he has gotten physical. a reporter said he
this month. in that case, the reporter pressed charges. a sheriff's deputy is dead tonight. another is injured after a trailer park shootout. officers were serving a warrant at a home when a person inside opened fire, killing one officer. the other was rushed to the hospital in stable condition. after an hour's long standoff with the swat team, thatuspect was also found dead inside. >> i'm pullili in to my lot and the cop said, "get out now." i followed suit. it's scary. it is. you never know. you never knowowyou know? here i am talking to this guy two weeks ago waving at him. >he suspect was wanted for drug possession. it's unclear if he died as a result of a gunfire or took his own life.